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The Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Horncastle, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.2089 / 53°12'32"N

Longitude: -0.1164 / 0°6'59"W

OS Eastings: 525890

OS Northings: 369642

OS Grid: TF258696

Mapcode National: GBR JSG.TMN

Mapcode Global: WHHKJ.5LTT

Plus Code: 9C5X6V5M+HC

Entry Name: The Post Office

Listing Date: 27 July 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387723

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475710

Location: Horncastle, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire, LN9

County: Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: Horncastle

Built-Up Area: Horncastle

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Horncastle Group

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

TF 2569

(North side)
The Post Office


Post office. 1929-30 by H T Rees for the GPO. Red brick with painted render and plain tile roof with two brick stacks. 2 storeys. Moulded plinth and exposed brick plinth. Street front has 5 windows with central doorway. Wooden door surround with panelled pilaster supporting console brackets and a flat hood with segmental fanlight above. Either side single square lamps supported on iron brackets. To left small notice board in moulded wooden surround with segmental pediment. Either side 2 segment headed cross windows with moulded and decorated transoms and sunk panels below. Above 5 cross casement windows with flat heads. Above again 3 flat headed dormer windows with 2-light casement windows. Side returns have 2 windows with similar fenestration. INTERIOR has original plasterwork in the main sales hall with original wooden counters doors and doorways.

Listing NGR: TF2589069642

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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